Rating Summary based on 140 reviews
Advantages A well balanced team in all departments
Disadvantages Maybe a weaker 5th bowling option than is preferable
Advantages England won! Afzaal looked good, for bringing in young players, and Butcher in the second innings was amazing. Vast improvement on England's last few tests.
Disadvantages Australia are still a big threat, and will not be content with 3 wins, they want it all.
Advantages Starting to Win Again
Disadvantages Another possible false dawn
Advantages great captain + coach ; talented players
Advantages One of the finest batsmen to play for England
Disadvantages Career at an end
Advantages We have plenty of brilliant young cricketers
Disadvantages We don't know how to nurture their skills
Advantages great stuff
Disadvantages oops no cricket for 3 days
Advantages 7 batsman?
Disadvantages 2 many poor performers
Advantages Exciting to watch, can produce excellent cricket